February 8 through March 9, 2014 A lively and diverse exhibition of original works by Berkshire County high school art students celebrating the region’s talented youth will be on view.
Beyond Objectification: Norman Rockwell’s Depictions of Women for the Saturday Evening Post an essay by Haley M. Palmore for the Art History Senior Thesis Seminar, Jenny Carson, December 19, 2013
Norman Rockwell’s Depictions of Women for the Saturday Evening PostDHeck2017-03-01T11:39:17-05:00
Spring begins—and not a moment too soon. You can already feel the warmth in our Museum galleries, courtesy of the recent donation of Norman Rockwell’s 1947 painting First Signs of Spring, which is currently on view.
A transformational outcome of a collections development initiative launched five years ago, Norman Rockwell Museum today announced the acquisition of the art and archives from the Famous Artists School in Westport, Connecticut, nearly doubling the Museum’s collections. This major gift comprises more than 5,000 un-catalogued artworks, including several original works created by Norman Rockwell, plus an archive of hundreds of thousands of items.
”The Gossips,” one of Norman Rockwell’s most popular paintings, has returned to Norman Rockwell Museum to be displayed for a limited time. The loan is made possible through the generosity of the artwork’s new owner.
The Shakers: Culture and Community. Saturday, March 15 at 5 p.m.
Explore the cultural contributions of the Shakers, from the 1700’s to the present day with author/historian Sharon Koomler. Her book, Shaker Style, provides an essential look at Shaker form and function.
This week the United Nations rededicated a large mosaic of Norman Rockwell's "Golden Rule," which hangs in their New York City Headquarters. Read more about the development on Norman Rockwell's iconic 1961 painting, which is part of the permanent collection of Norman Rockwell Museum.
Happy Birthday Norman Rockwell! America's favorite illustrator was born 120 years ago today. To celebrate, this week our curatorial staff will be posting some fun birthday cards that Rockwell received throughout his career from some of his youngest fans.